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Definition of "start" []

  • To begin an activity or a movement; set out. (verb-intransitive)
  • To have a beginning; commence. See Synonyms at begin. (verb-intransitive)
  • To move suddenly or involuntarily: started at the loud noise. (verb-intransitive)
  • To come quickly into view, life, or activity; spring forth. (verb-intransitive)
  • Sports To be in the initial lineup of a game or race. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "start" in a sentence
  • "There need be no waste of time in Morocco, even as there is no convention: having decided to start -- _start_."
  • "~DL the file "WINDOWS JOURNAL VIEWER 1.5" it might start to DL the file itself but if not then select the ’start download’ link"
  • "Knowing that look at the start if ($start = $total_posts) $start = ($start"